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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
says ambassador stevens was eager to connect with libyans 600 miles away in benghazi, one of the first cities to declare itself free from gadhafi's rule, but it was still a dangerous place. >> i do know there was an al qaeda demonstration in benghazi in june. they had a parade down the street. they raised their flag on one of the county buildings there. >> reporter: isn't that sort of a red flag for the security situation, that you have al qaeda supporters rallying in the streets of benghazi in june of 2012? >> yes, that was another indicator to watch, to be aware of, and to try and compensate for as well. >> reporter: wood says ambassador stevens and his staff repeatedly asked for more security, but instead got less. when stevens visited benghazi on september 11, wood's group and three security teams had all been sent home. so your team pulls out of libya and a month later, you get this terrible news. what had happened in benghazi? >> i had heard about it in the evening that there had been an attack on the compound and i heard there was a fatality. >> reporter: your friend. >> yes. i
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
in 2007 new york city theft of apple products has nearly tripled reaching 13,782 in just the first nine months of this year. >> just about every major city across the country has the same exact crime dynamic. those gadgets are valuable and help drive crime. >> here's what police are worried about. a week before the release of the bigger, better iphone 5, the thefts of iphones ground to a near halt and the analysts believe the thieves stopped stealing the old phones until they could start stealing the new iphone 5. >> the sales are very robust as far as iphone 5s are concerned. so, yeah, we have to anticipate that. >> across the country police are expecting a surge in theft. >> as a new product comes out that becomes the item du jour. >> even if the victims deactivate the phones the phones can be re-activated with a new sim card. what could phone carriers do to make it stop? >> we've been asking this for years. that's to disconnect the phone. make it a useless piece of junk if it's stolen. >> why? after years of requests could the phone carriers be resisting the option of permanently dis
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
like ocean city that line new jersey's coast. when sandy came ashore she hit here first. tom and eileen feel lucky to be alive. >> lost our fingernails watching the news over the last couple of days and not to say we're not devastated. but what's important to us we still have our footprint here. >> reporter: their vacation house is gutted, swamped by the storm. all that remains is the bare framework of their home. >> we had a lot of, you know, good times here. going to be a lot of cleaning up. >> reporter: now barrier islands like ocean city run all up and down the new jersey coast. and they certainly are a great vacation spot but they also serve another purpose. when a big storm like sandy hits they cushion the blow for towns like summers point. norah and gayle. >> chip reid, thank you. we mentioned earlier that sandy could be one of the five most expense hurricanes in u.s. history. list focus on that now with our editor of cbs moneywatch. jack, the cost is just staggering, the devastation. how is this going to impact our larger economy? >> sure. early estimates are tough to get a hand
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
with jim axelrod in new york city. >> reporter: the first thing we can report on this tuesday morning is that high tide has come here in battery park lower manhattan, and the water out there, the hudson river, new york harbor where it's mixing has not reached the wall has not come over. and that was a big concern here for emergency management officials as the next high tide after hurricane sandy had made landfall. the big concern was whether or not there would be another breach. there has not been this morning. as i say, good news. why? that water, having come over last night, record storm surge of nearly 14 feet. that is what caused the bulk of the problems in manhattan. there are about a quarter million people without power in manhattan. why? because that water came over the wall and got into electrical substations and power stations and knocked out service. so all of new york island south of 34th street is without power right now. the subway systems in new york are flooded out. they could take as much as a week to be back online. it could take as much as a wee
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
nearly 2% in the first eight months of this year after falling three straight years. this national weather report sponsored by citi private pass. get more access with a citi card. >>> a man accused of a $100 million charity fraud called himself bobby thompson and mister x. fingerprints reveal he's been a fugitive since the 1980s. >> we love catching people that don't think they can be caught. >> this morning we'll have john donald cody's story and show you how united states marshals finally tracked him down. >> there's nothing stewed by the today's crash test dummies. modern technology is saving lives on the road. on cbs "this morning". to cover cleanup costs. cted and today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. i love my extrabucks rewards, and right now, they're doubling! so, when i shop -- i earn twice as much with doubl
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
be nominated 25 years after their first hit. brush, deep >>> this national weather report sponsored by party city. nobody has more halloween for less. >> where is congressman jesse jackson jr. he was treated for bipolar disorder. four months later his wife said he still cannot go out in public. this morning we'll show you why jackson is likely to be re-elected to congress without campaigning. >> two developers want to tear down this home to build new ones. the trouble is it was built by a legendary architect. >> never in my wildest dream i would have thought this would ever happen, someone would want to tear down a franklin lloyd wright. >> we'll visit the house that may be too expensive to save on cbs "this morning". [ female announcer ] dove go sleeveless presents the latest thing to wear with beautiful tops. beautiful underarms. wear with halter tops, tube tops, and bustiers. ball gowns. almost all gowns. camis, jammies, toga tops, yoga tops, and va-va-voom tops. with 1/4 moisturizers and vitamins e and f, dove go sleeveless deodorant makes underarms soft and smooth in just five days. eff
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
and narrow. he first came out of harvard, went to work for a very prestigious law firm in new york city. when he went to arizona he tried to set up a system where you would have lawyers appointed for indigents. in may he takes off with $100,000 of a client's, allegedly, and starts off on this life of crime. >> what's this spying about? >> the espionage case has to do with -- as all of this was spinning up in the fraud thing, he apparently tried to make contact with or made contact with a hostile foreign power or intelligence officer. and because of his former secret clearances, the fact that he was a reservist in intelligence, that's what he was saying, where they do very sensitive work, they wanted to know why are you talking to these people? that is something now that they have him they will focus on. >> he was hiding in plain sight, having pictures taken with senator john mccain, congresswoman michele bachmann. >> speaker boehner. >> rudy giuliani. >> that's interesting. aaron erin moriarty, john miller, thank you. >>> crash dummies used to be nothing more than rag dolls. now they've gone
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
high. this is unbelievable. >>> get a look at this, the first snow of the season, making a mess across the upper midwest. >> we're excited. >>> sucker punch, camera inside a city bus. >> that bus driver becomes the target of an angry fare jumper. >> oh! >>> james bond made his big screen debut 50 years ago. >> back in england, everybody gets a day off. >>> bradford is going to go deep. and how about that? >> did you really need to call barack obama the president of the united states lazy? >> yes. >> and all that matters. >> he hasn't done this poorly since he debated clint eastwood. >> campaign and their supporters debated the president's poor performance on everything from the moderator to the altitude. >> on "cbs this morning." >> yes if he would shut [ bleep ]. >> [ bleep ] captioning funded by cbs >> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. jobless report just came out. it shows a growing number of americans are getting back to work. >> the numbers are much better than economists predicted. it's sure t
Oct 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
of his choice inner-city children in chicago, american cancer society, aids research, anything he wants, a check, immediately, for $5 million. >> first of all $5 million that's chump change to you. you are a very rich man. >> he's never going to do this. what was the primary -- >> others couldn't resist the punch line. >> he has to have it by 5:00 on halloween. because that night he's renting out his orange head as a jack-o-lantern. >> we have footage of the announcement. >> the president joined in. >> what's this thing with trump and you. me and letterman. what does he have against you here? >> this all dates back to when we were growing up together in kenya. >> trump typically has been a friend to the republican party. in february mitt romney sought his endorsement for president. >> governor romney, go out and get him. >> this latest move has many on the right feeling a little wronged. conservative writer of the national review tweeted, if at any point you seriously considered donald trump for president, please study the error of your ways in quiet, private contemplation. fox news'
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
's the one thing that is irreplaceable. >> there are reports 80% of atlantic city under water. you have been sharply critical of the mayor there. blaming him for the trapped residents. is that how you feel again this morning? >> first off, yes, it is. i also -- i have great sympathy. i said concern for the -- for the people who listen -- there was a mixed message, wrong message in mixed messages. signed an order for evacuation of atlantic city. the mayor set up shelters. we sent 75 bus tows move people out thereof and many people said to us, no the mayor said we can stay here. i mean those are the kind of mixed messages at the worst moment can cost lives. i'm upset about it. when i am is much more concerned for the folks who are -- are still trapped in atlantic city. >> why do you think the mayor said that? >> i don't know. >> you don't know? >> i don't know. we order the evacuation of atlantic city during irene as well. and irene did not have the devastation on the coastline that sandy did. i don't know whether he thought that we were you know being chicken little here. b
Oct 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
. crime in the city is up and there are 200 fewer officers than there were just four years ago. >>> a livermore man is the first person in alameda county to be treated for the west nile virus this year. county officials say he first reported symptoms in late september and is currently recovering. this brings the total number of cases in california to 277. >>> and later this morning bay area students will drop and cover. it's all part of the "great california shake-out." it teaches the proper techniques to prevent injuries during the next big earthquake. emergency crews will also practice their disaster response plan. >> and we have a baseball game, giants and cardinals game 4 this afternoon. traffic and weather next. >>> good morning. the commute is still sort of a mess in parts of contra costa county because of a couple of different accidents including one at southbound 680 at treat and walnut creek and a new one involving a big rig southbound 242 through concord. so as you can see from the live drive time sensors it's backing up towards hi
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
stones are doing a 50th anniversary tour. the legendary band announced the first four dates this morning. so they're playing two concerts in london next month and two more in december in newark, new jersey. concert dates for other cities will be announced in the weeks ahead. tickets for the concerts in newark go on sale next friday. that's the 26th. welcome back to "cbs this morning." >>> are you better off buying a home or renting one? according to the real estate website trilia, buying a home in a major metropolitan area is now 45% cheaper than renting. there are a lot of other factors involved in buying a house. rebecca jarvis is here with five things you need to know before you make the decision. hello. >> hello, gayle. >> see, i was always raised to believe if you can own it, you should own it. whether it's your house, whether it's your car. now after reading about you this morning, maybe that's not the best thing. >> i get that it is a psychological thing for a lot of people. a lot of people think of owning a home as a right of passage and something to plan for the future. but righ
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